Hop Trefoil
Taken at Stevenston on 19th May 2019 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Musselburgh on 31st May 2017 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode. Fact File

Taken at White Sands on 25th June 2017 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Taken at Aberlady on 2nd July 2017 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Hop Trefoil.
Species :
Family:
Habit:
AKA:
Trifolium campestre.
Fabaceae.
Herbaceous annual.
Low hop clover.
Habitat:

Height:
Feature:

Dry, sandy grassland, fields, woodland margins,
roadsides, wastelands and cultivated land.
10 - 30 cms.
The species name campestre means "of the fields". Hop trefoil is an important clover in agriculture because its foliage is good for feeding livestock and replenishing soil. It is not generally planted, but is considered a valuable herb when found growing in a pasture.